“The Brain” to co-host Eisners

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Tweet Via PR, the Eisners this year will have two hosts — returning in the Alec Baldwin role, we have Bill Morrison. And portraying Steve Martin will be newcomer Maurice LaMarche, a voice actor best known for playing “The Brain” in Pinky and the Brain. Our big question–will he mention “crumb-crisp coatings”? Comic-Con International, the […]

NSFW: THE PRO cartoon

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Tweet Okay, this is DEFINITELY NSFW. Don’t say we didn’t warn you. THE PRO, the tale of a working girl with superpowers by Garth Ennis, Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti, has been a sales sleeper since it came out in 2002 — it’s now in its fifth printing. Some test animation has been floating around […]

Nice Art: Paul Pope — the seventh Beatle?

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Tweet Paul Pope reimagines Abbey Road just for kicks.

SD10: Archaia

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Panels on imprint, their Henson and Lucid projects and All Ages comics highlight the Archaia panels, and guests include Brian Froud and David Petersen.

SD10: It’s up! Thursday programming!

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TweetRead it and get exhausted all over again. Sob, sob, why did they have to put The Expendables opposite Look Around You? Some quick highlights: 10:00-11:00 Jeff Smith— The perfect way to start off Comic-Con 2010′s program schedule is with a visit with Jeff Smith! Jeff discusses his current sci-fi adventure series, Rasl, as well […]

Matt Furie, Louie Cordero, and Jon Vermilyea make wallets for Poketo

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Have you been fretting about what to get Sean T. Collins for his birthday? Worry no more! Wearable, usable art company Poketo has just announced Perverse Universe, a limited edition wallet series that “offers a view into the mad minds of Matt Furie, Louie Cordero, and Jon Vermilyea.”

Deutsch’s Leftycartoons

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Barry Deutsch a.k.a. Ampersand has an eagerly awaited graphic novel –Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword, based on his long-running webcomic — coming out in a few months, but he’s also a political cartoonist, as seen at his Leftycartoons.com website. Warning: leftist views! Click

Colletta book preview available

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TweetEverything’s coming up Vinnie Colletta! After some brisk discussion here and elsewhere on the inking giant, John Morrow writes to say that TwoMorrows Publishing is putting out a BOOK on Colletta, THE THIN BLACK LINE: PERSPECTIVES ON VINCE COLLETTA, by Robert L. Bryant Jr., and you can download a preview of it right here. Writes […]

It Was Long Overdue

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TweetI went to the American Library Association trade show and conference in Washington DC. I was slated to moderate a panel during the three days of events as part of their focus on graphic novels. I went armed with the memory that it had been twelve years since I first attended an ALA when I […]